The following list is a snapshot of countries where child labor laws are among the harshest in the world.

The following countries have a higher percentage of children working in their industries than the rest of the world: Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Israel, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.

The following list of countries with the highest child labor rate in 2015 is based on the number of children employed in the industries listed.

The countries that have the highest percentage of child laborers in 2015 are: Argentina: 35.9% (6th highest)